Most RequestedPrograms

The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News


Bernalillo County Announces Plans to Expand Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources
Today, the New Mexico Department of Health announced plans to relocate Turquoise Lodge Hospital to the former Gibson Medical Center located at 5400 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, to expand their services. The move will also enable Bernalillo County to expand behavioral health services utilizing the space left vacant by the transition. The relocation will help align both state and county resources to...


Seeking Albuquerque Spa Customers for Testing
The New Mexico Department of Health continues reaching out to clients of Albuquerque’s VIP Spa, located in downtown Albuquerque at 809 Tijeras Avenue NW, Suite B, to provide information about and to test for possible blood-borne infections.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events


Healthcare-associated Infections Advisory Committee
HealthInsight New Mexico Offices
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meeting will be held in suite 200.


Advisory Council on Quality
Center for Development and Disability
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Meeting will be held in room 103-E.

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryLynn Gallagher

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

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Working to Reduce Suicide Rates in New Mexico
The Department of Health and I encourage everyone during the month of September during National Suicide Prevention Month to learn the warning signs of suicide and link to the resources available.


Department of Health Announces New Bureau
This summer, we completed the process of merging two bureaus into one large one. The result is our new Population and Community Health Bureau.